400+ Religion Quotes for your spiritual guidance

Religion is a universal institution in human society. It can be found in every society, both past and present. The preliterate societies we know are religious. Religion dates back to the very beginning of culture. This is a very ancient institution. Without religion, there is no primitive society. Like other social institutions, religion arose from the spiritual power of man in response to certain perceived needs of men. Although most people see religion as universal and therefore a significant institution in societies. This is the foundation on which the normative structure of society stands. A social institution that deals with sacred things goes beyond our knowledge and control. He also influenced other institutions. He had a tremendous influence on the political and economic aspects of life. It is said that man has been incurably religious since the earliest times. Judaism, Christianity, Islam (Semitic religions), Hinduism and Buddhism; Confucianism, Taoism and Shinto (Sino-Japanese religions), etc. Examples of the great religions of the world. Religion deals with people’s shared beliefs and practices. The human response is to elements in human life and the environment that go beyond their usual understanding. Religion is primarily social and is found in almost every society. These religion quotes will guide you to your spiritual voice and guidance.

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400+ Religion Quotes for your spiritual guidance

We must seek the loving-kindness of God in all the breadth and open-air of common life. — George A. Smith

There are hundreds of paths up the mountain, all leading to the same place, so it doesn’t matter which path you take. The only person wasting time is the one who runs around the mountain, telling everyone that his or her path is wrong. — Hindu proverb

It is the inner life that is to spark the change in consciousness that will permit us to advance. — Brother Wayne Teasdale

It is love alone that leads to right action. What brings order in the world is to love and let love do what it will. — Jiddu Krishnamurti

Let what comes come. Let what goes go. Find out what remains. — Ramana Maharshi

We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience. — Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Ask nothing; want nothing in return. Give what you have to give; it will come back to you, but do not think of that now. — Swami Vivekananda

I have so much to do that I shall spend the first three hours in prayer. — Martin Luther

The path of awakening is not about becoming who you are. Rather it is about unbecoming who you are not. — Albert Schweitzer

It is only by grounding our awareness in the living sensation of our bodies that the ‘I Am’, our real presence, can awaken. — G.I. Gurdjieff

If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things. — Rene Descartes

Walk with those seeking truth… Run from those who think they’ve found it. —Deepak Chopra

I have seen that in any great undertaking it is not enough for a man to depend simply upon himself. — Shooter Teton Sioux (Native American)

In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous. — Aristotle

400+ Religion Quotes for your spiritual guidance

Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it’s holy ground. There is no greater investment. — Stephen Covey

You can’t have everything… where would you put it? — Steven Wright

If the grandfather of the grandfather of Jesus had known what was hidden within him, he would have stood humble and awe-struck before his soul. — Khalil Gibran

The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper. — W.B. Yeats

The next message you need is always right where you are. — Ram Dass

Trees are sanctuaries. Whoever knows how to speak to them, whoever knows how to listen to them, can learn the truth.

When one loses the deep intimate relationship with nature, then temples, mosques and churches become important. — Jiddu Krishnamurti

The personal life deeply lived always expands into truths beyond itself. Anais Nin

I don’t believe in God but I’m very interested in her. — Arthur C. Clarke

Insight occurs when, and to the degree that, one knows oneself. — Andrew Schneider

Love gives us in a moment what we can hardly attain by effort after years of toil. — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough. — Meister Eckhart

You can read books without ever stepping into a library; and practice spirituality without ever going to a temple. — Anthony de Mello

Enlightenment is ego’s ultimate disappointment. — Chögyam Trungpa

400+ Religion Quotes for your spiritual guidance

Bring into play the almighty power within you, so that on the stage of life you can fulfill your high destined role. — Paramahansa Yogananda

A single event can awaken within us a stranger totally unknown to us. To live is to be slowly born. — Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Being love rather than giving or taking love, is the only thing that provides stability. — Ram Dass

Help me never to judge another until I have walked a mile in his moccasins. —Indian prayer

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The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you really are. — Carl Jung

You will have to create the path by walking yourself; the path is not ready-made, lying there and waiting for you. — Osho

Morality is of the highest importance – but for us, not for God. — Albert Einstein

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The greatest illusion of this world is the illusion of separation. — Unknown

Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit. — E.E. Cummings

And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it. — Paulo Coelho

When you love, love as if the person is a god, not less than that. — Osho

The smallest flower is a thought, a life answering to some feature of the Great Whole, of whom they have a persistent intuition. — Honore De Balzac

Nature does nothing without purpose or uselessly. — Aristotle

400+ Religion Quotes for your spiritual guidance

You’ll be calm the day you learn to sit alone and do nothing. — Maxime Lagacé

The resting place of the mind is the heart. The only thing the mind hears all day is clanging bells and noise and argument, and all it wants is quietude. The only place the mind will ever find peace is inside the silence of the heart. That’s where you need to go. — Elizabeth Gilbert

Realisation is not acquisition of anything new nor is it a new faculty. It is only removal of all camouflage. — Ramana Maharshi

What you are is God’s gift to you, what you become is your gift to God. — Hans Urs von Balthasar

There seems to be a terrible misunderstanding on the part of a great many people to the effect that when you cease to believe you may cease to behave. — Louis Kronenberger

When a man is willing and eager, the Gods join in. — Aeschylus

The truth is that you already are what you are seeking. — Adyashanti

If you lose money you lose much, If you lose friends you lose more, If you lose faith you lose all. — Eleanor Roosevelt

You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them. — Desmond Tutu

The soul would have no rainbow, had the eyes no tears. — John Vance Cheney

There is neither Past nor Future. There is only the Present. — Ramana Maharshi

Give yourself entirely to God, enter and hide in the hidden ground of your soul. — Johannes Tauler

Accept – then act. Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it… This will miraculously transform your whole life. — Eckhart Tolle

We find greater lightness and ease in our lives as we increasingly care for ourselves and other beings. — Sharon Salzberg

400+ Religion Quotes for your spiritual guidance

I believe, and therefore anything is possible. — Unknown

You must not let your life run in the ordinary way; do something that nobody else has done, something that will dazzle the world. Show that God’s creative principle works in you. — Paramahansa Yogananda

I thank God for my handicaps, for through them, I have found myself, my work, and my God. — Helen Keller

It is in our wild nature that we best recover from our un-nature, our spirituality. — Friedrich Nietzsche

Enlightenment is nothing more than the complete absence of resistance to what is. End of story. — Adyashanti

God is a thought who makes crooked all that is straight. — Friedrich Nietzsche

If you love a flower, don’t pick it up. Because if you pick it up it dies and it ceases to be what you love. So if you love a flower, let it be. Love is not about possession. Love is about appreciation. — Osho

I believe in God, but not as one thing, not as an old man in the sky. I believe that what people call God is something in all of us. — John Lennon

The true definition of mental illness is when the majority of your time is spent in the past or future, but rarely living in the realism of now. — Shannon L. Alder

And out of that hopeless attempt has come nearly all that we call human history — money, poverty, ambition, war, prostitution, classes, empires, slavery — the long terrible story of man trying to find something other than God which will make him happy. — C.S. Lewis

The greatest religion is to be true to your own nature. Have faith in yourselves. —Swami Vivekananda

Everything that has a beginning has an ending. Make your peace with that and all will be well. — Jack Kornfield

Spirituality is fearlessness. It is a way of looking boldly at this life we have been given, here, now, on earth, as this human being. — Elizabeth Lesser

The Way is not in the sky; the Way is in the heart. — Buddha

400+ Religion Quotes for your spiritual guidance

I prayed for twenty years but received no answer until I prayed with my legs. — Frederick Douglass

As long as you are trying to become, trying to get somewhere, trying to attain something, you are quite literally moving away from the Truth itself. — Adyashanti

The period of greatest gain in knowledge and experience is the most difficult period in one’s life. — 14th Dalai Lama

My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind. — Albert Einstein

God will not look you over for medals, degrees or diplomas but for scars. — Elbert Hubbard

The Sabbath is a weekly cathedral raised up in my dining room, in my family, in my heart. — Anita Diament

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There must be freedom for all to live, to think, to worship, no book, no avenue must be closed. — James Larkin

When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself. — Wayne Dyer

I think you can judge from somebody’s actions a kind of a stability and sense of purpose perhaps created by strong religious roots. I mean, there’s a certain patience, a certain discipline, I think, that religion helps you achieve. — George W. Bush

There is nothing more important than this moment. — Unknown

My life was changed in one breath from God. — Donna Summer

Think the thought until you believe it, and once you believe it, it is. — Abraham Hicks

I have been and still am a seeker, but I have ceased to question stars and books; I have begun to listen to the teaching my blood whispers to me. — Hermann Hesse

You are never alone or helpless. The force that guides the stars, guides you too. — Shrii Shirr Anandamurti

400+ Religion Quotes for your spiritual guidance

Equanimity arises when we accept the way things are. — Jack Kornfield

Enlightenment is a destructive process. It has nothing to do with becoming better or being happier. Enlightenment is the crumbling away of untruth. It’s seeing through the facade of pretense. It’s the complete eradication of everything we imagined to be true. — Adyashanti

Recounting of a life story, a mind thinking aloud leads one inevitably to the consideration of problems which are no longer psychological but spiritual. — Paul Tournier

Bath, n. A kind of mystic ceremony substituted for religious worship, with what spiritual efficacy has not been determined. — Ambrose Bierce

Don’t try to steer the river. — Deepak Chopra

If peace is our single aim in all we do, we will always know what to do because we will do whatever will protect and deepen our peace. — Gerald Jampolsky

And the time came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. — Anais Nin

Religion kept some of my relatives alive, because it was all they had. If they hadn’t had some hope of heaven, some companionship in Jesus, they probably would have committed suicide, their lives were so hellish. — Octavia Butler

Let the breath lead the way. — Sharon Salzberg

We are punished by our sins, not for them. — Elbert Hubbard

All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness… the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives. — 14th Dalai Lama

True religion is real living living with all one’s soul, with all one’s goodness and righteousness. — Albert Einstein

Appreciation in advance brings everything you want to you. — Abraham Hicks

Being at ease with not knowing is crucial for answers to come to you. — Eckhart Tolle

400+ Religion Quotes for your spiritual guidance

In a conflict between the heart and the brain, follow your heart. — Swami Vivekananda

Reach for a thought that feels better. — Abraham Hicks

The greater the doubt, the greater the awakening. — Albert Einstein

The want of goods is easily repaired, but the poverty of the soul is irreparable. —Michel de Montaigne

The Godhead consists of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. The Father is a material being. — Orson Pratt

There are many of us that are willing to do great things for the Lord, but few of us are willing to do little things. —

When you make a choice, you change the future. — Deepak Chopra

Fools laugh at others. — Wisdom laughs at itself. — Osho

The darker the night, the brighter the stars. The deeper the grief, the closer is God! — Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good for us. — Socrates

We have only now, only this single eternal moment opening and unfolding before us, day and night. — Jack Kornfield

Preach the Gospel at all times and when necessary use words. — Francis of Assisi

Friendship has always belonged to the core of my spiritual journey. — Henri Nouwen

Awakening is not changing who you are, but discarding who you are not. — Deepak Chopra

400+ Religion Quotes for your spiritual guidance

No one and nothing outside of you can give you salvation, or free you from the misery. You have to light your own lamp. You have to know the miniature universe that you yourself are. — Banani Ray

What oxygen is to the lungs, such is hope to the meaning of life. — Emil Brunner

Our way is to practice one step at a time, one breath at a time, with no gaining idea. — Shunryu Suzuki

A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education. — Theodore Roosevelt

People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar. — Thich Nhat Hanh

It is in pardoning that we are pardoned. — Francis of Assisi

Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in eternal awareness or pure consciousness without objectification, knowing without thinking, merging finitude in infinity. — Voltaire

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You are your master. Only you have the master keys to open the inner locks. — Amit Ray

It is only when men begin to worship that they begin to grow. — Calvin Coolidge

Whatever comes, don’t push it away. When it goes, do not grieve. — Mooji

Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind. — Albert Einstein

We are always on the anvil by trials God is shaping us for higher things. — Henry Ward Beecher

I am realistic – I expect miracles. — Wayne Dyer

If prayer is you talking to God, then intuition is God talking to you. — Wayne Dyer

400+ Religion Quotes for your spiritual guidance

God writes the Gospel not in the Bible alone, but also on trees, and in the flowers and clouds and stars. — Martin Luther

A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education. — Theodore Roosevelt

It’s wonderful to climb the liquid mountains of the sky. Behind me and before me is God and I have no fears. — Helen Keller

I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ. — Mahatma Gandhi

Earth changes, but thy soul and God stand sure. — Robert Browning

Realize deeply that the present moment is all you have. Make the now the primary focus of your life. — Eckhart Tolle

Nothing is, unless our thinking makes it so. — William Shakespeare

Do anything, but let it produce joy. — Walt Whitman

Through others we become ourselves. — Lev S. Vygotsky

Wake up and live. — Bob Marley

Character can not be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. — Helen Keller

Much of spiritual life is self-acceptance, maybe all of it. — Jack Kornfield

The Bible shows the way to go to heaven, not the way the heavens go. — Galileo Galilei

Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life. — Ludwig van Beethoven

400+ Religion Quotes for your spiritual guidance

Arise, awake, stop not till the goal is reached. — Swami Vivekananda

What do we live for if not to make the world less difficult for each other? — George Eliot

The sky is the daily bread of the imagination. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

To speak gratitude is courteous and pleasant, but to live gratitude is to touch heaven. — Johannes A. Gaertner

Nature is made of vibrations of Love. — João Mendes

Those who are awake live in a state of constant amazement. — Jack Kornfield

I would rather feel compassion than know the meaning of it. — Thomas Aquinas

Part of spiritual and emotional maturity is recognizing that it’s not like you’re going to try to fix yourself and become a different person. You remain the same person, but you become awakened. — Jack Kornfield

It’s all a matter of paying attention, being awake in the present moment, and not expecting a huge payoff. The magic in this world seems to work in whispers and small kindnesses. — Charles de Lint

The World is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion. — Thomas Paine

Your sacred space is where you can find yourself over and over again. — Joseph Campbell

Faith is God’s work within us. — Thomas Aquinas

The Son of God became man so that we might become God. — Athanasius

It does not matter how long you are spending on the earth, how much money you have gathered or how much attention you have received. It is the amount of positive vibration you have radiated in life that matters. — Amit Ray

400+ Religion Quotes for your spiritual guidance

If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god. — Napoleon Bonaparte

Your thoughts become things. — Rhonda Byrne

Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged. — Ronald Reagan

The meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvious and so simple. And yet, everybody rushes around in a great panic as if it were necessary to achieve something beyond themselves. — Alan Watts

A fool sees not the same tree that a wise man sees. — William Blake

This moment is all there is. — Rumi

I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit. — Khalil Gibran

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Science can purify religion from error and superstition. Religion can purify science from idolatry and false absolutes. — Pope John Paul II

You see, one loves the sunset when one is so sad. — Antoine de Saint-Exupery

I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it. — Groucho Marx

There is something wonderfully bold and liberating about saying yes to our entire imperfect and messy life. — Tara Brach

When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator. — Mahatma Gandhi

Choose being kind over being right, and you’ll be right every time. — Richard Carlson

Observing desire without acting on it enlarges our freedom to choose how we live. — Tara Brach

400+ Religion Quotes for your spiritual guidance

You are never alone. You are eternally connected with everyone. — Amit Ray

When you realize there is no lacking, the whole world belongs to you. — Lao Tzu

Meditation is not just blissing out under a mango tree. It completely changes your brain and therefore changes what you are. — Matthieu Ricard

The moment God is figured out with nice neat lines and definitions, we are no longer dealing with God. — Rob Bell

The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself. — Michel de Montaigne

When you arise in the morning think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love. — Marcus Aurelius

Eventually, all that one has learnt will have to be forgotten. — Ramana Maharshi

The awakening of consciousness is the next evolutionary step for mankind. — Eckhart Tolle

Worship means reverence and humility it means revering your real self and humbling delusions. — Bodhidharma

God enters by a private door into every individual. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

We can only learn to know ourselves and do what we can – namely, surrender our will and fulfill God’s will in us. — Saint Teresa of Avila

For me, trees have always been the most penetrating preachers. I revere them when they live in tribes and families, in forests and groves. And even more I revere them when they stand alone. They are like lonely persons. Not like hermits who have stolen away out of some weakness, but like great, solitary men, like Beethoven and Nietzsche.

If you believe it will work out, you’ll see opportunities, if you believe it won’t you will see obstacles. — Wayne Dyer

Wisdom says we are nothing. Love says we are everything. Between these two our life flows. —Jack Kornfield

400+ Religion Quotes for your spiritual guidance

When I admire the wonders of a sunset or the beauty of the moon, my soul expands in the worship of the creator. — Mahatma Gandhi

Beautify your inner dialogue. Beautify your inner world with love light and compassion. Life will be beautiful. — Amit Ray

The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery. — Anais Nin

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. — 1 Corinthians 13:4-7

There is nothing to worry about. There will be tough times, nice times, good times and bad times. They all come in life and go. Nothing stays. — Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

God loves each of us as if there were only one of us. — Saint Augustine

Remember that wherever your heart is, there you will find your treasure. — Paulo Coelho

To me, faith means not worrying. — John Dewey

The more a thing tends to be permanent, the more it tends to be lifeless. — Alan Watts

We are all connected; To each other, biologically. To the earth, chemically. To the rest of the universe atomically. — Neil DeGrasse Tyson

Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance. — Francis of Assisi

I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order. — John Burroughs

Your feelings are your greatest tools to help you create your life. — Rhonda Byrne

You and your purpose in life are the same thing. Your purpose is to be you. — George Alexiou

400+ Religion Quotes for your spiritual guidance

Enlightenment means waking up to what you truly are and then being that. — Adyashanti

Sticking with your family is what makes it a family. — Mitch Albom

The measure of your maturity is how spiritual you become during the midst of your frustrations. — Samuel Ullman

It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil. If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui. — Helen Keller

Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting. — Elizabeth Bibesco

Your own Self-Realization is the greatest service you can render the world. —Ramana Maharshi

The spiritual life does not remove us from the world but leads us deeper into it. — Henri J.M. Nouwen

People hear you on the level you speak to them from. Speak from your heart, and they will hear with theirs. — Marianne Williamson

Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude. — Denis Waitley

Nurture great thoughts, for you will never go higher than your thoughts. — Benjamin Disraeli

Jesus does not give recipes that show the way to God as other teachers of religion do. He is himself the way. — Karl Barth

The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance. — Alan Watts

God loves me when I sing. God respects me when I work. — Rabindranath Tagore

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Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens. — Carl Jung

The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware; joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware. — Henry Miller

When there’s nothing but humility, there’s nothing but spiritual oneness. — Frederick Lenz

Let your religion be less of a theory and more of a love affair. — Gilbert K. Chesterton

Life is not separate from death. It only looks that way. — Blackfoot (Native American)

The Kingdom of Heaven is not a place, but a state of mind. — John Burroughs

Awakening is not a journey of discovering a distant land or a coveted secret, but rather, it is a journey of surrendering to what has always been present but shrouded in illusion and disillusion. — Shavasti

Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings Heaven even in a moment. — Swami Vivekananda


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